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Sunday, December 28, 2008


Former South African outstanding lyric coloratura soprano signed by Robert Clarke Management Ltd.

Robert Clarke Management Ltd. is delighted to announce the signing of outstanding lyric coloratura soprano, Sally Silver.

Sally's career began in her home country of South Africa, where she became one of their renowned young opera singers, performing nationwide both in opera and in concert with all the major orchestras.

Durban audiences will remember her for her appearances with the KZN Philharmonic as well as in Geoffrey Sutherland’s original Queen at the Opera at the Playhouse.

Since her move to London, Sally has appeared throughout Europe as well as in the UK with such organisations as English National Opera, Scottish Opera, the London Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. She performed with the KZNPO on its prestigious Euro Tour in 2004 when it appeared at the Barbican alongside the London Symphony Orchestra.

Her repertoire includes Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia) and Maria Stuarda; Ades’ Powder Her Face (Duchess); Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro (Susanna and Contessa), Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira) and Cosi fan tutte (Despina and Fiordiligi); Verdi's La Traviata (Violetta), Rigoletto (Gilda) and Falstaff (Nanetta) as well as works by Meyerbeer, J Strauss, Puccini, Menotti and Berlioz.

Sally makes her role debut as Elvira in Bellini's I Puritani in a concert performance with Scottish Opera in March, 2009.

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